Diaz to Corbalan letter concerning difficulties Indian ration program.

Serial Number
041-02346
Title
Diaz to Corbalan letter concerning difficulties Indian ration program.
Author(s)
Diaz, Juan (Fray)
Corbalan, Pedro
Date
07-02-1771
Documentation
Purissima concepcion de Caborca. July 2, 1771. 6p. Letter. Signed. Copy. Photostat.
Summary
Because of poor harvests, soon will be unable to provide 10 fanegas grain needed as rations recently conquered Indians area. States only Ati has wheat to sell at 22 reales per Fanega. Asked Urrea for goods to barter with Indians for grain, but Urrea needs barter goods to supply own troops. Unable to obtain maize seed promised to Indians. Fears Indians will return to old way life. (letter sent by Corbalan to marques de Croix from Pitic, 8/2/1771). (T. Sheridan, 1976)
Persons
Urrea, Bernardo de (Capitan)
Diaz, Juan (Padre)
Corbalan, Pedro (Intendente General) (Gobernador)
Croix, Marques de
Places
Cieneguilla
Ati
Pitic
Caborca (Mision)
Ethnic Groups
Pimas Altas
First Location
AZTM, AGN, Vol. 093 ff. 207-209
Original Location
AGN, Mexico City, Provincias Internas Vol. 093 ff. 207-209
Language
Spanish
Reference Number
9300051
Rights
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